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Published Online: 5 July 2004

Hair Regrowth and Increased Hair Tensile Strength Using the HairMax LaserComb for Low-Level Laser Therapy

Publication: International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology
Volume 5, Issue Number 2

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The authors wished to confirm the efficacy of low level laser therapy (LLLT) using a HairMax LaserComb for the stimulation of hair growth and also to determine what effect LLLT with this device had on the tensile strength of hair. Thirty-five patients, 28 males and 7 females, with androgenetic alopecia (AGA) underwent treatment for a six-month period. Both the hair counts and tensile strength of the hair were affected very beneficially in both sexes in the temporal and vertex regions, with the males and vertex areas showing the most improvement.

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cover image International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology
International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology
Volume 5Issue Number 2August 2003
Pages: 113 - 117

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Published online: 5 July 2004
Published in print: August 2003

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